New Defender's Study Bible Notes
16:26 gain the whole world. This is a remarkable profit-and-loss statement! The Greek word for “soul” is psuche, from which we have our English word “psychology,” meaning “study of the soul.” Although it can also mean “life,” depending on context, the emphasis and comparison here seems clearly to refer to one’s eternal soul. It is ironic today that the “science” of psychology, for the most part, is so committed to evolutionism that its leaders deny the very existence of an eternal soul.